Garden of Hearts2012.08.31林箐,王向荣.中国园林,2012(08)
The Singapore Garden Festival is one of the most famous garden festivals in Asia. We were invited to design a "dream garden" for the Singapore Garden Festival 2012. This design is an indoor temporary garden installation. We hope to show the spatial variation and poetry of Chinese gardens within a limited area, and bring people peace and affection of the heart.
Study on the Traditional Settlement Landscape in Nanxi River Valley2011.11.25林箐,任蓉.中国园林,2011(11)
Landscape of traditional settlement reflects the way of remodeling nature for producing and living by the people. It’s an important type of cultural landscape. For a thousand of years, the graceful, harmonious and characteristic landscape of traditional settlements have developed in Nanxi river valley because of its special natural and geographical environment. They remained mostly undamaged over a long period of time. These landscapes, including the relationship between settlements and nature environment, management of water system, spatial layout of farmland and dwelling places, category and system of public spaces, types and layout of domestic gardens, reflect people’s wisdom and experience in land use and homestead construction, even at agricultural era. They are the outstanding achievement of our ancients in landscape architecture in the past. A study in levels on the types and characters of traditional settlement landscape in Nanxi river valley will give inspiration for our practice in landscape architecture today.
Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival2011.04.02林箐.风景园林,2011(03)
The Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival in France is the oldest and the most famous of the artistic garden festivals. It is held every year from April to October in the Chateau Chaumont-sur-Loire. The purpose of the festival is to rekindle public interest in the garden art and showcase the idea of the future gardens.
The Story of The Design of Hangzhou Jiangyangfan Ecological Park2011.01.28王向荣,林箐.风景园林,2011(01)
Hangzhou Jiangyang Ecological Park is built on the silt reservoir of the West Lake, and it is also the first park named after “ecological” in Hangzhou. The design and construction of the park faced huge challenges. By a regenerative designing to a unique natural ecosystem, landscape architects stimulate its creativity. And by appropriate human intervention, landscape architects create a low maintenance ecological park that not only represents its original natural characteristics, but also rebuilt a new biodiversity, and simultaneously provides the ecological education opportunity and unique aesthetic experience.
Landscape Architecture and Culture2009.09.24林箐,王向荣.中国园林,2009(09)
Landscape architecture is a fruit of human civilization. It’s the vehicle of culture and history and reflects the culture of a certain human society. The culture in the landscape architecture means protecting our cultural heritage from the past and trying to create new culture of outstanding value. Cultural landscape gives us a new perspective on landscape architecture in future. The culture in the new landscape should come from not only reproducing the local history, but also protecting and developing the existing cultural landscape in the site. Such culture in landscape is true and unique.
China`s Botanical Gardens2008.12.20
Wang Xiangrong, Lin Qing. Topos 2008
The boom in China has extended to botanical gardens. With rapid economic and urban development more cities are building new botanical gardens or regenerating exiting ones. Increasing awareness of dwindling plant resources has given a new life to plant conservation and aspects of education as well as recreation are now incorporated into the concepts.